First Flight Tournament

The First Flight Tournament was a professional golf tournament in Japan. Founded in 1972, it was an event on the Japan Golf Tour in its inaugural season in 1973. It was held at the Fuji Heigen Golf Club near Gotemba, Shizuoka.

First Flight Tournament
Tournament information
LocationGotemba, Shizuoka, Japan
Established1972
Course(s)Fuji Heigen Golf Club
Par72
Tour(s)Japan Golf Tour
FormatStroke play
Final year1973
Final champion
Japan Takaaki Kono
Location Map
Fuji Heigen Golf Club is located in Japan
Fuji Heigen Golf Club
Fuji Heigen Golf Club
Location in Japan
Fuji Heigen Golf Club is located in Shizuoka Prefecture
Fuji Heigen Golf Club
Fuji Heigen Golf Club
Location in Shizuoka Prefecture

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Score To par Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up Ref
1973   Takaaki Kono 198[a] −18 6 strokes   Ben Arda
  Masashi Ozaki
[1]
1972   Masashi Ozaki 135 −9 3 strokes   Takashi Murakami [2]
  1. ^ Tournament reduced to 54 holes due to rain, which forced the cancellation of the third round.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ McCormack, Mark H. (1974). The World of Professional Golf 1974. Collins. pp. 324, 551–552. ISBN 0002119544.
  2. ^ McCormack, Mark H. (1973). The World of Professional Golf 1973. Collins. p. 528. ISBN 0002119463.